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glaze

GLAZE, v.t. [from glass.] To furnish with windows of glass; as, to glaze a house.

1. To incrust with a vitreous substance, the basis of which is lead, but combined with silex, pearl-ashes and common salt; as, to glaze earthen ware.

2. To cover with any thing smooth and shining; or to render the exterior of a thing smooth, bright and showy.

Though with other ornaments he may glaze and brandish the weapons.

3. To give a glass surface; to make glossy; as, to glaze cloth.



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GLAZE, v.t. [from glass.] To furnish with windows of glass; as, to glaze a house.

1. To incrust with a vitreous substance, the basis of which is lead, but combined with silex, pearl-ashes and common salt; as, to glaze earthen ware.

2. To cover with any thing smooth and shining; or to render the exterior of a thing smooth, bright and showy.

Though with other ornaments he may glaze and brandish the weapons.

3. To give a glass surface; to make glossy; as, to glaze cloth.

GLAZE, v.t. [from glass.]

  1. To furnish with windows of glass; as, to glaze a house.
  2. To incrust with a vitreous substance, the basis of which is lead, but combined with silex, pearl-ashes and common salt; as, to glaze earthen-ware.
  3. To cover with any thing smooth and shining; or to render the exterior of a thing smooth, bright and showy. Though with other ornaments he may glaze and brandish the weapons. Grew.
  4. To give a glassy surface; to make glossy; as, to glaze cloth.

Glaze
  1. To furnish (a window, a house, a sash, a case, etc.) with glass.

    Two cabinets daintily paved, richly handed, and glazed with crystalline glass. Bacon.

  2. To become glazed of glassy.
  3. The vitreous coating of pottery or porcelain; anything used as a coating or color in glazing. See Glaze, v. t., 3.

    Ure.
  4. To incrust, cover, or overlay with a thin surface, consisting of, or resembling, glass] as, to glaze earthenware; hence, to render smooth, glasslike, or glossy; as, to glaze paper, gunpowder, and the like.

    Sorrow's eye glazed with blinding tears. Shak.

  5. Broth reduced by boiling to a gelatinous paste, and spread thinly over braised dishes.
  6. To apply thinly a transparent or semitransparent color to (another color), to modify the effect.
  7. A glazing oven. See Glost oven.
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Glaze

GLAZE, verb transitive [from glass.] To furnish with windows of glass; as, to glaze a house.

1. To incrust with a vitreous substance, the basis of which is lead, but combined with silex, pearl-ashes and common salt; as, to glaze earthen ware.

2. To cover with any thing smooth and shining; or to render the exterior of a thing smooth, bright and showy.

Though with other ornaments he may glaze and brandish the weapons.

3. To give a glass surface; to make glossy; as, to glaze cloth.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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FORDED, pp. Passed through on foot; waded.

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